Occupational Therapist Asst - SWAN Rehab in Phoenix, AZ at ResCare

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/26/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Occupational Therapist Asst - SWAN Rehab

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Occupational Therapist Asst - SWAN Rehab.

About this Line of Business

Rehab Without Walls (RWW) NeuroSolutions started more than 30 years ago.  RWW originally designed a program helping brain injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke patients using real-life activities in their own environment. Today, RWW is still removing walls, breaking barriers and rebuilding lives. But RWW is also connecting the neuro-rehab continuum, providing expertise in the right place at the right time with outpatient and residential services in addition to groundbreaking home and community rehab.

RWW services start with the understanding of a patient’s health, lifestyle and goals. RWW then assembles a team of neuro-trained therapists who work across therapy disciplines to create a truly personalized program that blends scientifically backed rehab protocols with the patient’s real-life activities. It’s a combination that delivers better results during the recovery journey and into the future.

As a(n) Occupational Therapist Asst - SWAN Rehab you will: 

  • Assisting the Occupational Therapist in the implementation of vocational and educational activities designed to restore and reinforce individuals’ task performance and promote their overall health and self-sufficiency.
  • Designing and adapting equipment for working and living environments, including fabricating assistive devices to improve participation in the program and/or community.
  • Conducting community reintegration activities to assist individuals with their occupational therapy needs during physical activity.
  • Providing training to individuals and any others involved in their rehabilitation, and documenting results of the training.
  • Supporting individuals’ plan of treatment by documenting and reporting status changes to the rehabilitation specialist, clinical coordinator, attending physician, and other treatment team members as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Degree from a certified occupational therapy assistant training program
  • Current Occupational Therapist Assistant certification
  • Knowledge of complex neurologic injury and neuro-rehabilitation techniques
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience assisting in the assessment and management of traumatic brain injury or related neurological conditions
  • Current CPR certification
  • Knowledge of complex neurologic injury and orthopedic rehabilitation techniques

Additional Information

SWAN Rehab is a neuro-specialized outpatient program within the ResCare family of services. This is an excellent opportunity for an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about training clients with neurological diagnoses (CVA, MS, PD, ALS, TBI's, SCI, etc). Must have a minimum of 1 year experience. This is an unprecedented opportunity to grow professionally in this unique area of therapy. Our large, well-equipped facility is easily accessible from the I-51 & I-10 freeways.

Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

1190 E MISSOURI AVE STE 100 , PHOENIX, AZ 85014-2719 USA